Dr. Bob Wang

Ophthalmologist

Qualifications

 MBBS, B.Optom, FRANZCO

Dr Bob Wang is a highly skilled cataract, glaucoma, and medical retina specialist.

 

He is an experienced cataract surgeon, having performed over a thousand cataract surgeries. He manages glaucoma with medications, laser (iridotomy, iridoplasty, selective laser trabeculoplasty) and surgery (trabeculectomy, glaucoma drainage devices, minimally invasive glaucoma surgery). He also has expertise in the diagnosis and management (intravitreal injections, retinal lasers) of age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and retinal vascular diseases.

 

After completing degrees in medicine and optometry, Bob undertook ophthalmology training at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital (RVEEH). He subsequently completed a Fellowship in Medical Retina at Royal Free Hospital in London, United Kingdom. After returning to Melbourne, he completed a second Fellowship in Glaucoma at the RVEEH.

 

Bob has a strong interest in research. He has numerous peer-reviewed publications and presentated his research at many national and international scientific conferences.

 

Bob holds public consultant appointments at the RVEEH, The Alfred Hospital and Monash Health. He has an active role in teaching and mentoring medical students and ophthalmology registrars.

 

Bob is approachable and personable. He prides himself on his problem-solving skills and commitment to finding the best individualised treatment for each patient.

 

He is also fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery – Flinders University

  • Bachelor of Optometry – University of Melbourne

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Clinical Optometry – University of Melbourne

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Ocular Therapeutics – University of Melbourne

  • Specialist Ophthalmology Training – Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital

  • Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmology

  • Glaucoma Fellowship – Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital

  • Senior Medical Retina Fellowship – Royal Free Hospital, London, UK

 

Current Appointments

  • Public appointment as a Consultant Ophthalmologist at

    • Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital – Surgical Ophthalmology, Acute Ophthalmology, Emergency Department

    • The Alfred Hospital – Cataract, Glaucoma, Retina

    • Monash Health – Cataract, Glaucoma

 

fax: (03) 9417 5952

phone: (03) 9417 1055

2, 77 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy VIC 3065, Australia

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